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Baylor College of Medicine

BCM Cloud

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BCM Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce the availability of BCM Cloud.

BCM Cloud is a solution designed for the BCM community providing data storage and server computing here at BCM. Leveraging industry best practice and a highly scalable reference architecture called “FlexPod,” gain timely access to secure storage and server resources.

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Get Started Now!

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Navigate to the IT Service Catalog and select Data Center & Servers. Then, select the desired Discovery Server or Storage Request form to begin.

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IT Service Catalog
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Get Started Now!

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Navigate to the IT Service Catalog at https://bcm.service-now.com/navpage.do and select Data Center & Servers.

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Discovery Request Forms
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Select and Complete the Server or Storage Request Form

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Then, select the Discovery Server Request or the Discovery Storage Request form as needed.

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Product and Service Offerings

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BCM Cloud offers the following products and services.

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Discover Cloud 1.0 - Storage

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Description

Share Drive - Standard

General purpose data storage designed for file storage. This storage works well for mapping drives between PCs, Mac, & Linux clients. Provides long-term retention capabilities.

Server Drive - Extension

Add additional storage capacity to your Discovery Server. Used to scale-out the size of the OS drive. Not generally used for file storage.

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Included at no additional cost:

  • Data Protection (Backup) – Data Replicated to secondary data center
  • No Transfer Fees – Pay for what you use, no extra fees for transferring data in or out
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Discovery Cloud 1.0 - Servers

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Description

vCPUs

Memory

Disk Space

Basic Server

General purpose server used for single application or web server.

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2GB

60GB Share Drive - Performance

Standard Server

Server used for small database or hosting multiple applications.

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4GB

160GB Share Drive - Performance

Premium Server

Server used for large database or intensive compute application.

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8GB

240GB Share Drive - Performance

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Included at no additional cost:

  • Data Protection (Backup) – Server backup to secondary data center
  • System Administration – Server OS patching and monitoring
  • Fault Tolerance – Greater server availability by design
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BCM Cloud Solutions

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Choose from storage and server offerings in the cloud.

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Storage

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BCM Cloud storage features: data protection via backup to a secondary data center; and no transfer fees: pay for what you use, with no extra fees for transferring data in or out.

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Storage

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BCM Cloud storage features: data protection via backup to a secondary data center; and no transfer fees: pay for what you use, with no extra fees for transferring data in or out.

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Servers

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BCM Cloud server features: data protection via backup to a secondary data center; system administration via server OS patching and monitoring; and fault tolerance: greater server availability by design.